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Hadoop Administrator Raytheon
Dulles, VA

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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Job Description

This position supports Raytheon's DOMino contract, a single-award IDIQ worth over $1 billion. This contract delivers full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced cyber threats. Under this contract, Raytheon will support the government in the design, development, operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. Raytheon will build the mission critical cybersecurity solutions that will enable the timely dissemination of threat warnings and improve information sharing across DHS's stakeholder community.

The Hadoop Administrator applies expert knowledge in Big Data technologies for infrastructure support to an advanced NCPS environment. Works with a team of highly skilled administrators to provide senior level administrative functions for a primarily Linux environment. Responsibilities include installing, upgrading, and maintaining Big Data Hadoop clusters.

Required Skills:

* Must have an active Secret Security Clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI access. Must be able to obtain DHS program suitability prior to starting employment.
* Experience maintaining Hadoop Clusters.
* Proficiency in system administration of message pipelines.
* At least 2 years of experience as a Linux system administrator.
* Expert knowledge of Hadoop.
* Experience installing, upgrading, and maintaining large Hadoop clusters.
* Experience using Ambari to manage Hadoop Cluster.
* Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Continuous Development (CI/CD) frameworks.
* Knowledge and understanding of operating systems, networks and services.
* Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
* Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills.
* Good communication skills including preparing and presenting results, findings and alternatives and influencing management decision making based on the best available data.

Desired Knowledge and Skills:

* Horton Works
* RHEL 7
* Ambari
* Jenkins
* Openshift

Desired training/certifications:

* Hadoop Certifications

Required Education (including Major):

* Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience.
* Master's degree in a related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
* Professional experience may be substituted for a degree.

This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


141840BR 141840 Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

Secret - Current


Engineering Technology

General Engineering

Software Engineering

Systems Engineering


Test Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - Dulles

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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